Prayer 12.28.2016



Thank you Father that you love me…. thank you for your love, that brings joy…

  • Lord, lift up the ranch to you, and ask that you would bring the right person to buy it.  Please be with us as we move to 336. Clear the paths , if you will.  
  • Deven and Danny, father, your will be done. Draw them both to you.  Lead them. Show them your great love.  
  • Thank you for bringing Joel into Mirandas life. Please also be with them as they grow closer together. Keep your hand on our children father. Help me to not fear the future.  
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Christmas eve service

Visalia First
December 24, 2016
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12/24/2016 Visalia First: Waiting For Fulfillment Part 1
By: Pastor Mike D. Robertson
Lead Pastors | Mike & Karen Robertson

http://bible.com/events/144906

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Prophecies Bring Fulfillment

1. A STAR will appear. Predicted: 1650 BC – Fulfilled: Matt. 2:1-2
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Jesus life and death was prophesied

32 prophesies came true In jesus last hours .
Jesus fulfilled 300
if only 8 came true it would be 10 to the 17thpower. silver dollars 2 feet deep
Ballam was hired to curse the lsrealites . wouldnt curse them because he knew they were God’s people
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Numbers 24:17 NIV
“I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel. He will crush the foreheads of Moab, the skulls of all the people of Sheth.

http://bible.com/111/num.24.17.NIV

Prophecies Bring Fulfillment

2. A VIRGIN will have a child. Predicted: 790 BC – Fulfilled: Matt. 1:18-25
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Isaiah
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Isaiah 7:14 NIV
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.

http://bible.com/111/isa.7.14.NIV

Prophecies Bring Fulfillment

3. He will be born in Bethlehem. Predicted: 750 BC – Fulfilled: Matt. 2:1-6
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Micah
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Micah 5:2-5 NIV
“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor bears a son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites. He will stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord , in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness will reach to the ends of the earth. And he will be our peace when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders,

http://bible.com/111/mic.5.2-5.NIV

Believing Brings Fulfillment

1. Believing calls for SENSITIVITY to God’s voice.
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Joseph always obeyed’
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Believing Brings Fulfillment

2. Believing calls for a CONVICTION about the Bible.
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Bible – 40 auth over 600 Years.
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Believing Brings Fulfillment

3. Believing calls us to INCONVENIENCE.
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at some p0int – You will be inconvenienced.
You will be asked todo something you don’t prefer to do.

)er 29:13
you will find him when you seek him w| all of your heart.

when God predicts something it is going to happen.

Then are still prophecies that haven’t been completed.
l thes: 4

Give all of your heart to the lord .

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Christmas past

Visalia First
December 18, 2016
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12/18/2016 Visalia First: Ebenezer Scrooge: The Ghost Of Christmas Past
By: Pastor Mike D. Robertson
Lead Pastors | Mike & Karen Robertson

http://bible.com/events/142375

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The Ghost Of Unforgiveness

1. We can BURY it.
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We feel our pain more in the holidays. Is.1:l8
Can You forgive yourself ?
God does forgive all sin . Even mine .
you can bury it, but it will Comeback and visit you.
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Proverbs 28:13 NIV
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

http://bible.com/111/pro.28.13.NIV

The Ghost Of Unforgiveness

2. We can BEAT ourselves up.
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Psalm 38.33
Gunny sac of guilt . He who the sun sets free is free indeed.
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Psalm 38:3-4 MSG
I’ve lost twenty pounds in two months because of your accusation. My bones are brittle as dry sticks because of my sin. I’m swamped by my bad behavior, collapsed under gunnysacks of guilt.

http://bible.com/97/psa.38.3-4.MSG

The Ghost Of Unforgiveness

3. We can BELIEVE God.
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deal with your belief system. If anyone is in Christ, they are a new creation .
People in the bible had a past.
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II Corinthians 5:17 NKJV
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

http://bible.com/114/2co.5.17.NKJV

1 Timothy 1:13, 1 Timothy 1:15 NIV
Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.

http://bible.com/111/1ti.1.13-15.NIV

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God can use sinners
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The Ghost Of Unforgiveness

4. We can BLAME others.
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Blaming our parents
whose fault is it? Santa Clause s fault.
Santa clause Christianity . alot of people see God like Santa clause . just out to catch you being naughty or nice.
Eye on the bill God’s eyes are watching us
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It’s Santa Claus’ Fault

1. Stop trying to earn FORGIVENESS.

Ephesians 2:8-9 NIV
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.

http://bible.com/111/eph.2.8-9.NIV

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accept forgiveness and forgive others
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It’s Santa Claus’ Fault

2. Defeat every lie with the TRUTH.

John 8:44 NLT
For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies.

http://bible.com/116/jhn.8.44.NLT

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The devil is a liar. This is Consistent with his character.

Satan likes to tell us that God cant forgive US.
It’s a lie

we dont forget our sin. God chooses to not remember
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1 Corinthians 1:30 NLT
God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin.

http://bible.com/116/1co.1.30.NLT

It’s Santa Claus’ Fault

3. Believe GOD’SWORD to turn things around for the good.

Romans 4:3 NIV
What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”

http://bible.com/111/rom.4.3.NIV

Negative Town Outcomes Happy Town Outcomes

1. Stupid No Healing 1. Facts ____________

2. ___________ ______________ 2. Word New Creation

3. B. S. Comfortable 3. ____________ Uncomfortable

4. ___________ Uncomfortable 4. ____________ Unfamiliar
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1. Stupid no healing 1. Facts —– negative facts — self medicating —- outcomes —- unforgiven —- familiar – = family and liar. Family wont make you be what you need to be.
Lord, I lift Carin up to you. Give her strength and wisdom that Comes from you! Show her what you want her to do about her husband.
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